The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein hourglass
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Kwajalein hourglass
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Kwajalein Aroll, Marshall Islands
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"U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands."

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MINUTEMAN III ICBM PYROTECHNICS CREW LAUNCHES TOWARD ATOLL P 4 BLOW UP SKY OVER KWAJ P 6-7 BRIEFS NEW AMBASSADOR P 2-3 KWAJALEIN SENATOR THIS WEEK Fireworks light up the sky over Emon Beach Tuesday, Sept. 6, during Kwajaleins 2016 Labor Day celebration. Mike Woundy


2 The Kwajalein Hourglass is named for the insignia of the U.S. Army 7th Infantry Division, which liberated the island from the forces of Imperial Japan on Feb. 4, 1944. The Kwajalein Hourglass is an authorized publication for military personnel, federal em ployees, contractor workers and their families assigned to U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll. Contents of the Hourglass are not nec U.S. Government, Department of Defense, De partment of the Army or USAG-KA. It is published Saturdays in accordance with Army Regulation 360-1 and using a network printer by Kwajalein Range Services editorial staff. Phone: Defense Switching Network 254-2114; Local phone: 52114 Printed circulation: 650 Email: Garrison Commander.....Col. Michael Larsen Garrison CSM.......Sgt. Maj. Angela Rawlings Managing Editor ..................... Jordan Vinson Associate Editor .............. Jessica Dambruch Media Services Intern........Colleen Furgeson Kwajalein Sen. David Paul, left, briefs the State Departments new ambassador to the Sept. 7. She was joined by Matthew Matthews, the departments deputy assistant U.S. Army photos by Jordan Vinson KWAJALEIN SENATOR BRIEFS STATE DEPT ON EBEYE DEVELOPMENT Karen Stewart, the United States new est ambassador to the Marshall Islands, Matthew Mathews, the State Depart garrison which houses it. lens, the new station will be able to pro tems on record. important political signals to the inter


3 TOP: During a Sept. 7 tour of Ebeye infrastructure, Sen. David Paul, right, takes his visitors to the islands aging power plant. Joining him are U.S. Ambassador to the RMI Karen Stewart, middle; Matthew Matthews, the State Departments deputy assistant secretary for the Bureau of East Commander Col. Michael Larsen and RMI Liaison to Kabua. BOTTOM: Stewart and Matthews join personnel and Kwajalein Atoll photo Sept. 7 on Ebeye. KWAJALEIN SENATOR BRIEFS STATE DEPT ON EBEYE DEVELOPMENT a public sewer pipeline running along a scribed as a master lease plan could re Matthews. mortgage to build a house and theres said. implement, the senator said.


4 Courtesy of Jordan Vinson MALMSTROM TESTS MINUTEMAN III WITH LAUNCH TO KWAJALEIN ATOLL BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with Minuteman III as the worlds premier deterrence and assur A Minuteman III ICBM, launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base by the Malmstrom Air Force Base 341st Missile Wing Task Force, By Carla Pampe, Global Strike Command Public Affairs




6 PYROTECHNICS CREW RETURNS TO USAG-KA FOR FIREWORKS and spinners. stationed and strapped into place, the shells are dropped into U.S. Army photos by Jessica Dambruch


7 THIS WEEK IN KWAJALEIN HOURGLASS HISTORY From Sept. 7, 1989 and all obstacles. Disposal team. the thrill.


8 LABOR DAY KWAJ STYLE The Kwajalein community came Beach. bounce house, obstacle course and the island population was sitting on U.S. Army photos by Jessica Dambruch U.S. Army photo by Colleen Furgeson




10 You see it everywhere RESIDENT EXPLAINS HISTORY OF FLAG where in the world has mandated to be single table and chair in a corner draped Check out USAG-KAs new website for garrison and community news, links to each directorate and other helpful information. Have thoughts or suggestions? Send DAN FARNHAM The Kwajalein MIA Project contributed to this report.


11 In preparing the following notes, In the mid-1960s, E. H. Bryan, Jr. former manager of the Bishop Museum in Honolulu, and his curated essays that take the reader on a profound tour of knowledge on everything from ma the Marshallese household and explanations on how atolls are formed. and notes. I also saw specimens col specimens. It would appear that interest but a humble beginning. listed or discussed in a logenetic relationship, this arrangement. are regarded as more and beneath stones and comes into habitations. It common house scorpion, mottled with brown, the male about 70 spicuous and harmless. third inch long. It has been collected turnal insects with chewing mouthparts, which hide under trash in buildings or ders occur in the Marshalls, but none has *Continued from last week SEE INSECTS, PAGE 12


12 INSECTS, FROM PAGE 11 subterranean or ground-nesting termite. Both do much dam age to wood. material through trash and under stones, along which this in others are larger and winged, associated with ornamental and hood.


13 PACOM FORCES TO COME TOGETHER FOR VALIANT SHIELD PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii Forces U.S. Navy photo by Trevor Welsh ing units at sea, in the air, on land, and mission areas. phibious operations, and other elements allies and partners around the world. realistic, shared training enhancing the niques and procedures as operational Kwajalein Range Services wants your feedback on how the garrisons Community Services pro grams are going. Take part in ongoing surveys to voice your opinion on everything from the Kwaja lein Hourglass and Mongolian Night at Caf Roi, to the golf courses and the Self Help shops. Click on the We Want Your Feedback icon on the USAG-KA-Web Intranet home page and type away.


14 LUNCH DINNER Sunday Roasted Chicken Baked Ziti with Sausage Lyonnaise Potatoes Thursday Beef Stroganoff Chicken Caesar Wrap Parslied Noodles September 17 Meat Lasagna Veggie Lasagna Garlic Bread Thursday Huli Huli Chicken Chefs Choice Entree Au Gratin Potatoes Friday Coconut Chicken Breast Fish Du Jour Roasted Potatoes Friday Hamburger Steak Mediterrean Chicken Parslied Potatoes Monday Sauteed Boneless Chicken Herb Roasted Potatoes Chefs Choice Veggies Wednesday Baked Chicken Roasted Potatoes Chefs Choice Veggies Monday Taco Bar Refried Beans Spanish Rice Sunday Chefs Choice Entree Kwaj Fried Chicken Garlic Mashed Potatoes Tuesday BBQ Chicken Three Bean Chili Hot Dogs Wednesday Steak Night Crispy Garlic Chicken Baked Potato Tuesday Sweet & Sour Pork Chicken Chopsuey Fried Rice September 17 Herb Baked Chicken Shepherds Pie Three-Cheese Macaroni Captain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility *MENU CURRENT AS OF SEPT. 7 HELP WANTED COMMUNITY NOTICES Building. celebrating the author that brought sures. means the product will ronmental impacts. COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDS FIRE PREVENTION INSPECTIONS Fire Prevention and Housing repre alarm system and room inspection in the BQs. All rooms will be entered. Tuesday Sept 13 Coral and Palm Wednesday Sept 14 Reef and Ocean Thursday Sept 15 Sands and Shell Friday Sept 16 Surf and Tropics Contact Tim Roberge via email or 52790 if you would like to be present.


15 Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Contact Information Capt. David Rice SHARP Victim Advocate Work: 805 355 2139 Home: 805 355 3565 USAG-KA SHARP Pager: 805 355 3243/3242/3241/0100 USAG-KA SHARP VA Local Help Line: 805 355 2758 DOD SAFE Helpline: 877 995 5247 COMMANDERS HOTLINE HAVE SOMETHING THE USAG-KA COMMANDER SHOULD KNOW ABOUT? WEEKLY WEATHER OUTLOOK WEATHER TRENDS: OUTLOOK: dictors. Friday Greek Herb Chicken Pastitsio Lentils Sunday Sliced Roast Beef Eggs Benedict Sauteed Fish Thursday Fish Sandwich Cottage Pie Vegetable Quiche September 17 Philly Cheese Steak Wrap Grilled Boneless Chicken Braised Red Cabbage Thursday Roi Fried Chicken Swedish Meatballs Mashed Potatoes Friday Beef Tacos Chicken Enchiladas Pinto Beans Monday Breaded Kalua Pork Chicken Supreme Breakfast Frittata Wednesday Meatball Sub Bombay Chicken Stir-Fry Vegetables Sunday Pork Spare Ribs Chicken Florentine Pasta with Veggies Monday Roasted Duck Short Ribs Jardiniere Tuesday Thai Beef with Veggies Chicken in Peanut Sauce Tofu Stir-Fry Wednesday London Broil Chicken Fajitas Baked Potatoes Tuesday Assorted Pizza Baked Ziti Cheesy Garlic Bread September 17 Sausage and Peppers Chicken Alfredo Pasta Provencal LUNCH DINNER Caf Roi *MENU CURRENT AS OF SEPT. 7 DOES YOUR TO-GO BOX LOOK LIKE THIS? Patrons are expected to follow the portion control guidelines as following food items. 2 portions, main entre 2 portions, starch ignore the guidelines, be revoked.


16 TOWN HALL MEETINGS PLANNED Please join the USAG-KA Command team for the next series of town hall meetings this month. KWAJ RMI WORKFORCE 1-2:30 p.m., Sept. 22, at Island Memorial Chapel KWAJ RESIDENTS 6-8 p.m., Sept. 22, at the High School MP Room ROI RMI WORKFORCE 1-2:30 p.m., Sept. 23, at Trade Winds Theater ROI RESIDENTS 2:30-4 p.m., Sept. 23, at Trade Winds Theater Unaware that his future HERO OF THE WEEK U.S. Army photo by Jessica Dambruch